The Chargers are trailing the Rams in St. Louis, and things won’t get any easier without TE Antonio Gates.
Gates has left the game on at least two occasions because of injuries, and he has been announced as questionable to return by the Chargers with a lower leg injury. The Associated Press reported that Gates injured his left ankle late in the second quarter.
Gates also left the game for two plays earlier during the first half with an apparent leg issue, but he appeared to walk off the injury and returned. He had two catches for 12 yards during the first half.
Randy McMichael has replaced Gates.
— Frank Tadych